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Four city labor contracts up for vote tonight in Manchester

MANCHESTER — Aldermen will consider final approval of four labor contracts tonight, with Mayor Ted Gatsas questioning how they will be funded, while a key alderman praised one for putting a crack in the long-criticized Yager-Decker pay scale. The contracts … Continue reading

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Maggie Hassan and Real ID: Sharing data with the feds

Remember when the governor of New Hampshire decided to share your confidential personal information so it could be loaded into a massive federal database? No, not Gov. Chris Sununu. He and Secretary of State Bill Gardner have only agreed to … Continue reading

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23% Think Climate Change Bigger Threat to NH Than National Debt

On the home page at unionleader.com today’s poll question asks, “Which do you believe poses the greater threat to New Hampshire?” Almost a quarter of the respondents, Inelleftual Democrats no doubt, think chose climate change over the national debt and terrorism (as … Continue reading

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Police: 17 thefts from vehicles in Goffstown since Thursday

GOFFSTOWN – Police are warning residents to lock their cars and keep an eye out for suspicious activity after an increase in thefts from vehicles over the last few days. As of Thursday, there have been 17 reported incidents of … Continue reading

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Middlebury College students disciplined for speech incident, but no criminal charges

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. — Middlebury College disciplined 67 students, but local police said there will be no criminal charges in the March protest of a controversial guest speaker that turned violent as conservative author Charles Murray left a building on the … Continue reading

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Labor board dismisses union charges against Sununu

CONCORD — In a split decision, a state labor relations board Friday sided with Gov. Chris Sununu and ruled all five labor unions representing state workers must jointly negotiate with state managers about new collective bargaining contracts. The State Employees … Continue reading

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AP corrects crowd estimate in Conway visit, won’t use reporter again for politics

The Associated Press has issued a correction in connection with its report on Kellyanne Conway’s speech to New Hampshire Republicans last week, acknowledging that its crowd estimate was wrong. The original, four-paragraph report from freelance reporter Melanie Plenda estimated the … Continue reading

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